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Bike backfiring causes panic in Times Square

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Published on August 11, 2019 with No Comments

The New York police department has said that the loud noise of a motorcycle backfiring caused a panic and sent people scrambling in Times Square. The department tweeted, “There is no #ActiveShooter in #TimesSquare. Motorcycles backfiring while passing through sounded like gun shots.” The tweet also says the department received multiple 911 calls and urged the public to not panic saying “The Times Square area is very safe!”

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